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Jet Set Planet April 20, 2012: with Special Guest Star Steve Wahlin record buyer for Higher-than-Fi Enterprises. Tonight's Episode: Record Buying War Stories

Published April 20, 2012

In honor of 2012 Record Store Day Steve and I swap record buying war stories. Tall tales of crate digging out in Thrift Store U.S.A.

Jet Set Planet is a radio show playing Higher-Than-Fi instrumentals from Thrift Store U.S.A. since 2005, hosted by Glen Leslie and heard every Friday night from 9 to 10:30 on KFAI-FM, 90.3 FM Minneapolis, 106.7 FM St. Paul, and


Here is a listing of all shows saved to date.


Tonight's Episode: Record buying war stories with Steve Kyle

Zacharias - Respect
album: Zacharias Plays the Hits; label: Capitol
Ferrante and Teicher - Man from Mars
album: Soundproof; label: Westminster
Warren Kime - Mr. Lucky
album: Brass Impact; label: Command
Brass Ring - Love Theme from the Flight of the Phoenix
album: Love Theme from the Flight of the Phoenix Was it him or his music?; label: Dunhill
Tak Shindo - The Moon was Yellow
album: Brass and Bamboo; label: Capitol
Don Ralke - Bembe Negro
album: Bongo Madness; label: Crown
Marty Gold - Perdido
album: Skin Tight; label: RCA
The Hellers - It's 74 in San Francisco
album: Singers Talkers Players Swingers and Doers; label: Command
Pete Drake - The Spook
album: Forever; label: Smash
Corporation - Willow Weep for Me
album: A Sound Contemporary Musical Investment; label: Command
Bobby Byrne - Barbarella
album: Shades of Brass; label: Evolution
Jack de Mello - Singing Bambo
album: Voices in Paradise; label: Dot
Les Baxter - Jungle River Boat
album: Ritual of the Savage; label: Capitol
Frank Hunter - Mist of Gorongoza
album: White Goddess; label: Kapp
Peter Appleyard - Mambo Inn
album: Percussive Jazz Doctored for Super Stereo; label: AF
Out-Islander - Honorable Hong Kong Rock
album: Polynesian Fantasy; label: Capitol
Yma Sumac - Flame Tree
album: Miracles; label: London
Albert Van Dam & Orchestra - Voodoo Doll
album: The Crazy Horse Saloon of Paris; label: UA
Tony Newley - Overchewer
album: Overchewer; label: MGM


Reviewer: randyw41a - - August 26, 2013
Subject: You guys rock!
Love these shows. I live in Indianapolis, and we've got nothing on the airwaves like this. I was at a Salvation Army store digging through some records and found a great Glenn Miller album. Ya gotta play some more of my favorite band, The Martin Denny group. Great stuff. Thanks for the postings...
Reviewer: ACT1 NowPlaying - - May 29, 2013
Subject: Five Stars for Jet Set Planet Podcast Supreme
Some of my favorite music genre, bachelor pad, crime jazz, lounge, etc. Real Gems. Thank you for posting all the Jet Set Planet Podcast..
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